Latest News The Gay Architects of Classic Rock 2017-10-17T18:38:39.000000000+00:00 Who created that gorgeous 20th-century creature, the rock star? Consider the gay image makers of the day, from Brian Epstein to Jann Wenner. France Considers Fines for Catcalls as Women Speak Out on Harassment 2017-10-17T18:38:06.000000000+00:00 A French social media campaign inspired by the scandal around the Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein has put the spotlight on proposed new laws. Senators Reach Deal to Fund Subsidies to Health Insurers 2017-10-17T18:36:45.000000000+00:00 The plan by the two senators, Lamar Alexander of Tennessee and Patty Murray of Washington, would fund the subsidies that President Trump said he would cut off. Raqqa, ISIS ‘Capital,’ Is Captured, U.S.-Backed Forces Say 2017-10-17T18:30:17.000000000+00:00 Loss of the Syrian city is a heavy blow to the militants, but the destruction there is immense, and questions linger about who will govern and rebuild. Taliban Breach Afghan Police Posts, Killing Dozens 2017-10-17T18:05:32.000000000+00:00 Militants in suicide vests used explosive-laden vehicles to enter security compounds in two eastern provinces, killing at least 46 police officers. Economic Scene: Why the Trade Deficit Matters, and What Trump Can Do About It 2017-10-17T17:57:19.000000000+00:00 Economists may argue that trade deficits are ultimately irrelevant. But they have wounded American workers. Iraqi Troops Retake All Oil Fields Held by Kurds Since 2014 2017-10-17T17:25:40.000000000+00:00 The move was part of a push by Baghdad to secure control of all disputed areas claimed by the Kurds, who voted for independence from Iraq last month. Do We Believe Women Yet? The Battle to End Sexual Harassment 2017-10-17T17:09:49.000000000+00:00 Lin Farley, a sociologist, coined the phrase “sexual harassment” in the 1970s. Anita Hill spoke out against it in 1991. Today, public figures are once again facing scrutiny. For Theresa May, the Brexit News Only Gets Worse 2017-10-17T16:24:13.000000000+00:00 Things have gotten so bad that European Union officials are considering offering positive tidbits, if only to help her fend off cabinet hard-liners. Profile: Recovery, Russell Brand Style 2017-10-17T16:10:44.000000000+00:00 The comedian on narcissism, fame, his new book on the 12 steps and life after addiction.